Winter Solstice officially marks the beginning of winter up here in the North. It’s also the shortest day of the year and the longest night. It feels like winter has been around for two months already, so it’s a little depressing to think that winter is only beginning.
To witness the shortest day of the year, I brought the little ones out to a nearby lake with my father and sister and some friends. Here we watched the sun set and kept warm by drinking mulled wine by a bonfire.
I’m glad that the days will be getting longer now. It gives me hope. In fact, Winter Solstice is a beautiful reminder of the coming of Christ Jesus at Christmas.